Creator & Actor
Kabir Chopra is an actor and filmmaker based in New York. He graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in dramatic writing and has studied at Studio 4 and the Stella Adler studio.
He has appeared in several short films, off-Broadway shows and TV series, including Madam Secretary. Recently, Kabir was a co-writer and acted in the horror feature Horror Time produced by James Franco and Rabbit Bandini productions. Kabir is also an award winning director, and his short film Vanilla won 3 awards at the Asian American Film Lab's 72 Hour Shootout.
He has also written and published an e-Book about online dating called "Poke Me!" which is available on amazon.
After 15 years of Software Engineering for the Fortune 500 companies and startups, Anand is switching his career to acting and producing. Recently he was the first South Asian in NYC to play lead, Dr. Frankenstein, in AlphaNYC Theater’s production of “Frankenstein: The Radio Play.” On the producing side, Anand was a consulting producer for Hypokrit Theater’s staged production of Choker Bali/Devdas at The Theater for the New City. He is currently producing a short film for a social cause. He is thrilled to co-produce for “Swiped to Death” Web series.
Producer & Actress
Sarah Bernero is a producer, designer and trained actor, based out of New York City. For three years she was a producer and featured cast member of a hit sketch comedy show in Baltimore, MD. Her TV experiences also include commercials and voice over work. Some of her favorite experiences have been on the stage in front of live audiences in Baltimore and New York City. She has most recently studied at Studio 4, where she was a producer and actor in a James Franco feature. This past year she produced a handful of shorts and web series. She was also excited to act in Shakespeare in the Park, a play festival, a number of short films, and co-create/act in her newest venture: a guerilla theater company.
Raghavendra (Raghu) immigrated with his family to the US when he was a kid. Having a knack for writing and drawing, a college poetry teacher recommended writing movies. With a life-long love for movies he took some screenwriting classes and some filmmaking classes. Most of his screenwriting work was in films directed by classmates and friends. All low-no budget, and always so much fun. In 2015 he did the 72-hour film contest with friends in NYC, and they placed in the top 10. Then again the next year they won top prize for screenwriting. He's done freelance writing jobs, and gotten into doing storyboarding lately as well.
She takes her coffee black, her whiskey neat, and her eggs over easy.
J. Motts is an audiovisual storyteller with a mission to create spaces for human connection.
Motts draws her perspective on filmmaking from a background in the humanities: she graduated from Miami University of Ohio with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing, Media, and French (2016), as well as a Master of Arts in French (2017). Her French Master’s thesis, Listening Beyond the Image: Toward a trans-sensory cinema was recently selected by her school to compete for the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Distinguished Thesis Award.
Recent film credits include Homegirl (Line Producer, 2018), Swiped to Death (Assistant Director, 2018) and Brunch Wars (Production Coordinator, 2017).